2020, animated film

13 minutes



Director: Veneta Androva

Music: Nadia D’Alò & Benedikt Frey

Voice: Vivienne Pettitt

Supported by Bulgarian Fund for Women

Meet AIVA – the female humanoid artist. She is in her mid-thirties, young and beautiful. But not only that, she is also unbelievably creative. This female AI artist, who was designed by a cis-male engineering team, has the task of contributing more diversity to the art world and to offer a female perspective.

AIVA is studying the male nude, preparing preliminary sketches for her next masterpiece. Exploring different postures in male nude painting, she is examining masculinity in its diverse forms and shapes.

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About AIVA
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AIVA is the winner of the following awards:

Golden Horseman for animated film in international compeition, 33. Filmfest Dresden 

LUCA Gender Diversity Film Award in international and national competition, 33. Filmfest Dresden

Prix Ars Electronica, Award of Distinction in category ‘Computer Animation’, International Competition of CyberArts

The film hast been screened and exhibited at the following:


17th International Experimental Film and Video Festival 25 FPS (HR)

Ars Electronica ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2021 – A New Digital Deal (AT)

CyberArts 2021 Exhibition (AT)

FeKK Ljubljana Short Film Festival (SVN)

LINOLEUM Contemporary Animation And Media Art Festival (UKR)

FILMFEST DRESDEN International Short Film Festival Official Selection International Short Film Competition (DE) 

VIDEOABEND Kurze Emotionen, Motorenhalle Projektzentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Dresden (DE)

Short Waves Festival (PL) selected for the program Focus:Mirror Mirror

Short Film Festival Hamburg Official Selection German Competition (DE)

facing B group exhibition, curated by Stephan Koal at Espacio Minimo Gallery, Madrid

FLATPACK Festival, Official Selection Short Film Competition (UK)

Go Short  – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen Official Selection European Competition (NL) 

Sofia International Film Festival, Official Selection (BG)

Hungry Eyes Festival, Official Selection, Gießen (DE)


DOK Leipzig, Official Selection German Competition Short Film (DE)

Everything Is Just Fine (With Us), Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Sofia (BG)